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live breaking news from san jose. the police department is investigatinging that -- investigating that city's -- >> officers responded to the 1700 block of rogers avenue in the northern part of the city to find a man who had been shot he died a few minutes later. the neighborhood is an industrial area. crime scene tape in place. part of rogers avenue now is closed to traffic. police are not releasing information about the victim. breaking news from marin county, mill valley firefighters at the scene of a two alarm structure fire. >> it started 3:00. no word on the extent of the damage, injuries or cause. we are working to get more
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information on this and the san jose story. 4:31. i'm eric thomas. and i'm kristen sze. overnight he was sleeping, i heard what is that? we had rain i saw wet pavement still is that going to affect your commute? >> is there still rain in places, mike? nor drizzle than anything else. good friday morning. you can see it is weakening we are on the back side of the low that's why we are getting showers from northeast to southwest. it will be a little wet during the morning commute. we'll get a couple hundredths inch of rain. by the afternoon plenty of sunshine temperatures 50s at the coast, 60s for the rest of us. slick roads might be a possibility could affect your
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drive. san mateo bridge roadwork westbound two lanes approaching highrise eastbound roadwork there later this morning. golden gate bridge a little wet, roadwork picking up when i was coming by this morning it is clear. roadwork dumbarton bridge until 5:00 this morning westbound, two left lanes. eastbound 4 loveridge doing roadwork there, a bit of slow traffic eastbound. politics now. picking a winner from the vice presidential debate might depend on who you plan to vote for. vice president biden and ryan will go back on the campaign trail this morning after a tough and testy exchange in their only debate. brandi hitt is in kentucky with more. >> reporter: good morning. the vice presidential debate definitely lived up to expectations. both sides went back and forth
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throughout the night. many believe vice president biden made up for the lackluster performance the president delivered. the first and only vice presidential debate sparked a few fireworks. >> it has been done a couple of times. >> it has never. >> kennedy -- >> now you're jack kennedy? >> reporter: they delivered stark differences on domestic and foreign policy, including how to fix the economy. >> we are going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. >> shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own life. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: ryan went after to president obama for his response to the attack in libya. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge this was a terror attack.
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>> you are jeopardizing the program changing from a guaranteed ben >> reporter: more heated than the first presidential -- debate. biden often laughed at right ran's arguments. >> joe biden understood he had to do what president obama failed to do last week. >> reporter: with the race still tight both president obama and mitt romney watched closely. >> the president: i thought joe biden was terrific. i could not be prouder of him. >> reporter: they even shared a few laughs with >> i think the vice president knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. [ laughing ] >> but i always say what i mean. >> reporter: that got a lot of laughs. the next big debate is next tuesday when president obama and mitt romney go head-to-head for their second debate that will take place in new york. brandi hitt, abc7 news. that second debate next
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week is at hofstra in new york in a town hall meeting format, abc 7 will carry it live tuesday night starting at 6 p.m.. a's fans are thanking their team for a fantastic season, one that halls come to an end but not for lack of trying. the team could not manage one more win to advance in the playoffs. the tigers dominated the a's last night in the final game of their series shutting them out 6-0. fans say it was a great ride and in losing gave their team a standing ovation. >> on the other side of the bay giants' fans equally proud except they are celebrating big time after giants beat the reds in cincinnati. posey's grand-slam in the 5th led the giants to a 6-4 victory. they advance to the series that begins this sunday. stick around at 5:00, terry
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mcsweeney will tell us what is ahead for the a's and giants. and why the giants are still in cincinnati. in vallejo accused bomb maker under arrest after authorities discovered explosives in his home. >> fire in the hole! >> that was one of two powerful blasts that rocked this vallejo neighborhood last night. the bomb squad used robots to search the home on georgia street and detonated bomb-making materials found inside. police say a tip led them to the home. they are not releasing the suspect's identity all they are saying is it is a man who will be charged with a fell >> people in one west san jose neighborhood are nervous after a serial fire bug struck again the 10th in three weeks. cell phone video shows recent blaze in an alley. the one reported last night also set in a trash bin.
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the fear is one of these small fires will spread to homes. police warning residents and merchants to be on the lookout for anybody acting suspiciously. teenager charged with trying to kill a mill valley couple and steal a celebrity chef's lamborghini could face more charges. the d.a. wants to charge max wade for trying to pull a loaded gun on detectives when they went to arrest him. the preliminary hearing continues today to determine whether there is enough evidence to hold wade over for tried -- for trial. federal, state and city officials will be on hand to mark the start of the doyle drive seismic retrofiting project that included demolishing the old road several months ago. the second face is a public-private partnership that includes construction of the northbound battery tunnel and two main post tunnels.
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4:38 right now on this friday morning. you saw wet roads as i did on the way to work this morning. maybe scattered showers. >> hopefully mike not the kind of stuff that will make your commute slower or dangerous. definitely dampness out there because of the residual moisture on the streets that may do it any way. eastern parts of contra costa in alameda county oakley, brentwood, marsh creek road, down to altamont pass that's where the best radar returns are now. still drizzle falling around and you can see better showers to our south. fog hasn't formed yet i think it will be more of a problem tomorrow morning. thankfully, it is saturday. temperatures today in the 60s just about everywhere 50s coast possibly 70 clear lake definitely pockets of sunshine
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developing as we head into the afternoon after this damp start this morning. saturday through monday after cloudy start tomorrow, brighter and slightly warmer in the afternoon, warm push starts to take over sunday, warmer day to be out. stray shower possible north bay tomorrow but looking less likely. monday temperatures continue rising above average just about everywhere except for along the coast. good morning. happy friday. live shot of the east shore freeway past golden gate fields into berkeley, emeryville and bay bridge toll. light right now as you can see obviously no metering lights and hardly any cars coming into san francisco. still roadwork north 101 cortamadera until 6:00 this morning couple of lanes blocked. if you are out this weekend annual pumpkin festival at half moon bay expect major delays highway 92 and highway 1. to get around all this let's take a look at your waze app a
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little slowing on skyline boulevard on 92. you can download this free to navigate this traffic jam this weekend. 4:40. planning a trip to the post office? you might want to stock up on stamps while there. larry ellison's empire could soon include two pro sports teams >> if you booked a flight on american airlines for the holidays, call ahead. the latest cuts could leave you stranded. happening now the space shuttle endeavour is on its final journey not airborne, but down city streets in los angeles. these are live pictures. more on this complicated journey. first, this morning's tech bites. samsung unveils smaller version of galaxy smartphone features four inch display,
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five mega pixel camera. runs on jelly bean. microsoft executive says the company plans to have 100,000 apps available by next february, 400 million people are expected to be using windows 8 by next summer. new leader in the pc market, china's company out sold hp in the third quarter. tough time as consumers are opting for tablets and smartphones. typical twitter user woman in her late 20s who shares details of her life with family and friends. 208 followers. background color
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last couple of hours. if you are traveling today and this weekend, temperatures are going to be cool in the great lakes northeast 50s there warm southeast 70s and 80s there. right now all major airports on time. any severe weather from denver to dallas i wouldn't worry about it too much. use our flight tracker 4:44. new trouble this morning for american airlines after delays and seat problems, now the carrier says it is cutting flight schedule through the first half of november. american cancelled hundreds of flights in recent weeks amid problems with loose seats on flights and stalled contract talks with pilots. the airline is struggling to come out of the bankruptcy protection but insists new cutbacks will not affect holiday travel. you may want to stock up on forever stamps. postal service raising the
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price of a stamp by a penny to 46 cents next year. also a new global forever stamp will send first class letter anywhere in the world for $1.10 this takes effect january 27th. the post office wanted congressional approval to raise prices by five cents a stamp but congress has yet to act. larry ellison may be making bid for multi-billion dollar sports and entertainment empire. reports ellison may be interested in an entertainment group owned bye-bye fellow billionaire including stables in the lakers, kings hockey team and more than 100 worldwide entertainment and sports venues. sources say owning aeg would allow ellison to buy and relocate nfl football team to los angeles. right now shuttle endeavour is inching through the streets of los angeles.
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here's a live picture of a vehicle that is used to traveling multiple times the speed of sound is moving slowly. plus, no one can remember seeing anything like this. what is that? giant eye watches up on a beach. the question is, who lost it. >> oh i see. young athlete refuses to quit. how he finished a triathlon after his prosthetic leg broke. . i can't stand these spots.
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welcome back. residual moisture as we look at the golden gate bridge, a little dam, a little drizzle warmer weather on the way for the weekend. for you nobel watchers we've told you about physics and chemistry. new this morning the winner of the nobel peace prize is the european union praising the eu for six decades of contributions to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in europe. it comes as several nations struggle with the debt crisis. the decision was unanimous among the five-member committee. right now with unusual sight s of los angeles as the space shuttle endeavour is making its way on the ground to its new home. another live look as it inches along streets of los angeles.
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it will reach its new home at a museum where it will go on display. it is a very complicated move which will take all weekend. streets are going to be closed. tahman bradley has more. >> reporter: overnight, the space shuttle began its final journey. it left the los angeles airport en route to its retirement home at the california science center. it is a complicated move. endeavour is traveling 12 miles it is going to take two days for the five story 165,000 pound shuttle to reach its destination. >> moving something the size of the shuttle with a 78 foot wing span through city streets is maybe not rocket science but not far from it. >> reporter: in south l.a. along the route, crews cut down hundreds of trees and dozens of power lines were removed, major roads closed, traffic diverted. the city placed restrictions on where the public can watch
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saying streets are not wide enough for the shuttle and crowds. endeavour will park at the shuttle display pavillion until the permanent display is finished. one final mission for a shuttle that traveled more than 100,000 miles in space. tahman bradley, abc7 news. in l.a. they are not having the sprinkles we've been having that could complicate the situation. >> not today. drier for them starting today through the weekend. they probably timed that as best they could between these storms. embarcadero center, cloud cover out there, moisture waiting for you. cloudy, pockets of drizzle, shower activity for the most part in the central valley going to head south away from us over the next couple of hours. as you step outside temperatures mainly in the 50s this morning. it is going to be wet today, most likely this morning, a
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little sunshine this afternoon as clouds open up fog will fill out watch out for reduced visibility early tomorrow morning. warmer starting tomorrow, sunday into next week temperatures could be warmer than average. today mid to upper 60s south bay cloud cover, mid 60s peninsula upper 50s to near 60 coast. low 60s downtown south san francisco and also in sausalito low to mid 60s north bay valleys upper 50s beaches anywhere you go today you are going to need a light jacket mid 60s east bay shore into the east bay valleys mid to upper 60s about 10° warmer than it was yesterday. monterey bay mid 60s also mid 60s inland. still a chance of showers around tahoe and yosemite higher elevations to the east of l.a. where we may have a sprinkle or two not where they are pushing the shuttle.
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tonight 50s, 40s north bay valleys, cloudy and fog. while you were sleeping the low was pulling east. a little wrap around moisture takes a while to get here air tends to sink on the back side of lows which tends to stabilize the atmosphere. today we'll see showers shrink like we did overnight. too the afternoon sunshine starts to break out. tomorrow into sunday into monday temperatures could go from mid 60s inland to mid 80s low 60s to mid 60s, 6 to nearly 20° warming trend through the weekend. temperatures could top out near 90 inland by wednesday. happy friday. live shot of san rafael north past lucas valley road marin ymca southbound 101 at the limit into central san rafael
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and southern marin. light at the bay bridge so far, so good no metering lights everything at the limit into san francisco. chp reporting obstruction northbound 680 at highway 24, looks like a propane tank in lanes you want to be very careful there. westbound dumbarton roadwork just a few more minutes. traffic is a little slow towards the menlo park side westbound. minnesota woman who may have received tainted steroid injections blamed for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak is suing the drug seller the suit appears to be the first stemming from this outbreak blamed for 140 cases and 14 deaths. the woman who filed the suit is still waiting to taken out -- waiting to find out if she has meningitis. if you are eating
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breakfast now you might want to hold off for a minute. wildlife officials in florida are trying to figure out where in came from that's an eyeball, soft softball-sized watched up near ft. lauderdale the blue pigment is rare biologists are testing it. they suspect it may be a giant squid, whale or one big fish that got away. touching moment during a triathlon in florida. 11-year-old's prosthetic leg broke before the finish. there were a few strong arms who helped him across the finish line. [ cheers and applause ] >> you want to clap and cheer, the 11-year-old had completed the swimming and biking portion when his prosthetic leg broke. he tried to fix it, it was
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beyond repair. then a group of awesome marines hosting the race wasted no time in picking him up. ben lost his leg to cancer when he was 6-years-old. it has never held him back. he plays soccer and basketball. "good morning america" robin roberts is back home after undergoing a bone marrow transplant. she posted a new blog yesterday saying she is resting and grateful to be back in her own bed. she also wrote, i know your prayers and warm thoughts have gotten me this far i feel them each day and humbly ask that you please continue sending them until you see me back at the gma anchor desk. she says she plans on resting at home until she is given the all-clear to go back to work. >> we are lucky, they always keep us posted and she seems
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to be doing great. >> great lady can't wait to see her back with >> she her first moments thanking her viewers. >> that's so robin. next, we are following two breaking news stories in san jose. firefighters are on the scene of a big blaze and that's the live picture from san jose the latest on their battle to control the flames coming up. man found shot to death in the street what police are saying about their investigation. domestic dispute in santa clara takes a deadly turn. why police say they were forced to shoot and kill a son who was fighting with his father.
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